OpenRail Designer CONNECT Edition

Open Profile Model

Used to generate a View that presents a desired feature in profile thus enabling the Vertical Geometry tools to interact with the chosen feature.

You can access this tool from the following:

  • Ribbon: Geometry > Vertical > Open Profile Model
  • Ribbon: Site Layout > Vertical Geometry Open Profile Model

Use the Open Profile Model tool to generate a View that presents a desired feature in profile thus enabling the Vertical Geometry tools to interact with the chosen feature.

  1. Select the Open Profile Model icon.

  2. Move the cursor into the workspace and note that it is accompanied by a command prompt requesting that you, "Locate Plan Element".

  3. Select the element with which you wish to work in profile.

  4. The cursor is now equipped with a prompt that says, "Select or Open View".

    • If you have another View open, data point, example, left-click in it to present the selected element in profile.

    • If no other view is open, click the number 2 icon on the View Groups toolbar then click again in the new View.

  5. Use the Vertical Geometry tools to edit your drawing.